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New York's 41st congressional district

The 41st Congressional District of New York was a congressional district for the United States House of Representatives in New York. It was created in 1913 as a result of the 1910 Census. It was eliminated in 1973 as a result of the 1970 Census. It was last represented by Thaddeus J. Dulski who was redistricted into the 37th District.

List of members representing the districtEdit

Representative Party Term Cong
ress
Electoral history District location (counties)
District created March 4, 1913
 
Charles B. Smith
Democratic March 4, 1913 –
March 3, 1919
63rd
64th
65th
Redistricted from the 36th district. Parts of Erie
 
Clarence MacGregor
Republican March 4, 1919 –
December 31, 1928
66th
67th
68th
69th
70th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Resigned after being elected as justice on New York Supreme Court
Vacant January 1, 1929 –
March 3, 1929
 
Edmund F. Cooke
Republican March 4, 1929 –
March 3, 1933
71st
72nd
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election in 1932.
 
Alfred F. Beiter
Democratic March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1939
73rd
74th
75th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election in 1938.
 
J. Francis Harter
Republican January 3, 1939 –
January 3, 1941
76th [Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election in 1940.
 
Alfred F. Beiter
Democratic January 3, 1941 –
January 3, 1943
77th [Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election in 1942.
 
Joseph Mruk
Republican January 3, 1943 –
January 3, 1945
78th Unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1944.
 
James W. Wadsworth Jr.
Republican January 3, 1945 –
January 3, 1951
79th
80th
81st
Redistricted from the 39th district. All of Genesee, Livingston, Orleans, Wyoming; Parts of Monroe
 
Harold C. Ostertag
Republican January 3, 1951 –
January 3, 1953
82nd [Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 39th district.
 
Edmund P. Radwan
Republican January 3, 1953 –
January 3, 1959
83rd
84th
85th
Redistricted from the 43rd district. Parts of Erie
 
Thaddeus J. Dulski
Democratic January 3, 1959 –
January 3, 1973
86th
87th
88th
89th
90th
91st
92nd
[Data unknown/missing.]
Redistricted to the 37th district.
District eliminated January 3, 1973

Election resultsEdit

The following chart shows historic election results. Bold type indicates victor. Italic type indicates incumbent.

Year Democratic Republican Other
1920 Al J. Egloff: 20,692 Clarence MacGregor: 30,560 Martin B. Heisler (Socialist): 4,836
1922 William P. Greiner: 16,301 Clarence MacGregor: 25,342 Frank Ehrenfried (Socialist): 4,067
1924 Edward C. Dethloff: 13,754 Clarence MacGregor: 40,449 Frank Ehrenfried (Socialist): 5,237
1926 Robert M. Smyth: 16,913 Clarence MacGregor: 35,739 Martin B. Heisler (Socialist): 2,273
1928 Fred C. Fornes: 37,057 Edmund F. Cooke: 44,641 Martin B. Heisler (Socialist): 3,075
1930 Henry F. Jerge: 25,861 Edmund F. Cooke: 26,995 Fred Weinheimer (Socialist): 2,344
1932 Alfred F. Beiter: 45,120 Edmund F. Cooke: 42,743 Robert A. Hoffman (Socialist): 2,280
1934 Alfred F. Beiter: 45,830 Carlton A. Fisher: 33,793 Ernest D. Baumann (Socialist): 2,704
1936 Alfred F. Beiter: 55,508 Fred Kohler: 45,113 Leonard P. Becht: 3,935
Benjamin M. Zalikowski: 3,630
Bruno Rantane (Socialist): 1,693
Frank Herron (Communist): 247
1938 Alfred F. Beiter: 45,516 J. Francis Harter: 46,784 Alice Lebert (Socialist): 393
1940 Alfred F. Beiter: 62,843 J. Francis Harter: 57,335
1942 Alfred F. Beiter: 36,589 Joseph Mruk: 49,239
1944 Jean Walrath: 41,991 James W. Wadsworth, Jr.: 71,988
1946 Charles J. Reap: 26,332 James W. Wadsworth, Jr.: 65,975
1948 Bernard E. Hart: 45,155 James W. Wadsworth, Jr.: 67,882 Helen Lopez (American Labor): 1,874
1950 Bernard E. Hart: 35,370 Harold C. Ostertag: 64,801 Helen Lopez (American Labor): 882
1952 Anthony F. Tauriello: 75,552 Edmund P. Radwan: 95,755
1954 Benard J. Wojtkowiak: 45,144 Edmund P. Radwan: 77,259
1956 Edward P. Jehle: 54,776 Edmund P. Radwan: 99,151
1958 Thaddeus J. Dulski: 60,360 James O. Moore, Jr.: 59,634
1960 Thaddeus J. Dulski: 82,114 Ralph J. Radwan: 63,889
1962 Thaddeus J. Dulski: 93,982 Daniel J. Kij: 37,544
1964 Thaddeus J. Dulski: 130,961 Joseph A. Klawon: 28,578
1966 Thaddeus J. Dulski: 92,222 Francis X. Schwab, Jr.: 28,491
1968 Thaddeus J. Dulski: 96,703 Edward P. Matter: 27,920
1970 Thaddeus J. Dulski: 79,151 William M. Johns: 20,108

ReferencesEdit

  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1989). The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1982). The Historical Atlas of United States Congressional Districts. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
  • Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774–present
  • Election Statistics 1920-present Clerk of the House of Representatives